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Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943)

The owner of a seedy dive and brothel on a South Seas island meets two treasure hunters looking for a sunken ship with a $3-million cargo of gold. She persuades them to let her in on the ... See full summary »

Director:

Edgar G. Ulmer

Writers:

Edgar G. Ulmer (story), Raymond L. Schrock (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Carradine ... Mike Clancy
Gale Sondergaard ... Marge Willison
Sidney Toler ... Capt. Krogan - aka Carruthers
Frank Fenton ... Jack Burke
Veda Ann Borg ... Luana
Rita Quigley ... Diane
Rick Vallin ... Johnny Pacific
Tala Birell ... Christine
Patti McCarty Patti McCarty ... Bobbie Nelson
Betty Amann ... Olga
Marian Colby Marian Colby ... Mimi
William Edmunds William Edmunds ... Noah - Native Chief (as William Edmonds)
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Storyline

The owner of a seedy dive and brothel on a South Seas island meets two treasure hunters looking for a sunken ship with a $3-million cargo of gold. She persuades them to let her in on the deal. Complications ensue because of intrigue, double-crosses and an approaching violent monsoon. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Tidal wave of torrid romance and thrills in the South Seas!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Koraløens hemmelighed See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Atlantis Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (2004 National Film Museum Incorporated print ) | (copyright length)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The 2004 National Film Museum Incorporated print is missing the director credit as well as 8 minutes of running time. See more »

Goofs

The divers obviously squat on their knees as they descend into the water of a studio tank. See more »

Quotes

Marge Willison: Now remember, I want a lot of costumers around those roulette tables tonight. You girls didn't do so well last time. So keep the wheel spinning and the ivories rolling and remember - all rough stuff is taboo.
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Featured in It Came from Hollywood (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Whiskey Johnny
(uncredited)
Sung by John Carradine and Frank Fenton
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This PRC poverty-row programmer has it all!
14 January 2006 | by Silents FanSee all my reviews

This Producers Releasing Corporation distribution straight from poverty row has just about everything you could imagine or want to see and hear in a B picture second biller: barroom brawls, sunken treasure, a treasure map, an underwater grotto, double-crosses, fist fights, hold ups, restless natives, menacing drums, a big storm, and a flashlight-wielding marionette in a diving suit. But wait, there's more: classical music, torch songs, island ballads, synchronized swimming, beautiful girls wearing sarongs, Gale Sondergaard and above all, Sidney Toler naked to the waist and dripping wet in a bathing suit. If you have a taste for B movies, this is truly must see entertainment!


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